Monthly Archives: September 2006

I’m in!

Can you believe that my visa came through as I was on the plane from Dublin to Heathrow! Of course, I did not get a chance to check it in London, becasue I spent my three hour stopover in one … Continue reading

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Van Dieman’s Land

What an enormously stressful last week…VISA stuff…5 days til I leave, and still not sure if they will let me in. Got scary emails saying that there were lots of things missing form my application, when all things mentioned were … Continue reading

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Left luggage

It seems such a short time since I last wrote about leaving, and I suppose it is, but it also feels like a different life! In many ways I am glad to leave – the need for a new beginning … Continue reading

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Congrats…

So Hanne, in case you have changed your email, Congratulations on your engagement!!!

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Hen Mountain with Eimear

On the way back to Dublin, Eimear and I stopped off at Hen Mountain, and went for a walk…I soloed some stuff that I hadn’t done on my big day of soloing earlier in the week, and did some easy … Continue reading

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The D-Triathlon

So I did my version of a triathlon yesterday…it could take on! 30km of roadbike through the mountains to a transition where you have to hide your bike in gorse bushes, to a mountain walk/run of 5km, 800m of rock-climbing … Continue reading

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Jumpstart

So after a month which…lets just say, did not go to plan…things are seeming a bit more on track. Apart from the lingering anxiety about my visa (will they/won’t they…will I get it in time…etc) I am a little bit more … Continue reading

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